Holiday Projects

Monster Pencil and Straw Toppers

Make pencils and straws for your party, or just-because, with these amazing monster toppers!  An easy, and inexpensive way to add a little extra fun and color to your party or party favors.  Make sure to take pictures of your creations and tag us on facebook!                      […]

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Monster Bubbles

Hello my Monster friends! Today we have a fun and easy project that is perfect for a party favor, or to give out at your door on Halloween! These Monster Bubbles are fun and easy even for the smallest hands to create. Make sure to take pictures of your Monster Bubbles and tag us on […]

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Monster Banks

Guess what?! Monsters are taking over Play.Create.Grow’s blog this month! That’s right. This month is “Monster Mash!” Filled with fun, and spooktacular monster projects, crafts, and recipes that will be a monstrous good time! We hope you enjoy the first project brought to you by Doug Alves!  Make sure to post pictures of your Monster […]

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Patriotic Recipes: Layered Party Drinks & Jello Treats

Here are some more festive recipes to add to your 4th of July gathering! Layered 4th of July Party Drinks Ingredients: *Ocean Spray Cran-Apple juice *Sobe Pina Colada flavor *Gatorade (Other drink brands and flavors can be used as long as the heaviest sugar content is put on the bottom, and the lightest sugar containing […]

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Patriotic Recipes: 4th of July Party Mix & Patriotic Pretzels

Here are some more festive recipes to liven up your 4th of July party!   4th of July Party Mix       Ingredients: –1 cup unsalted peanuts -2 cups small pretzels (brake up pretzel for smaller pieces) -4 – 5 cups Rice Chex -1 – 12 oz. bag Nestle Premier White Morsels -1 – […]

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Patriotic Recipes: Patriotic Strawberries & Brownie and Fruit Kebabs

Did you catch Doug Alves’ 4th of July creations on Great Day KMPH? Below are the fun and festive foods that were featured on Great Day. These simple, yet delicious recipes are great for your upcoming 4th of July gathering!   Patriotic Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries Ingredients:  12 large strawberries 4 oz. of white chocolate or white candy coating 1/4 […]

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Marshmallow Rockets & Marshmallow Rocket Game

Want to have a little fun this 4th of July holiday? Here are a couple of simple, easy, and fun projects to keep the kids busy this 4th of July. The kids will have a great time creating these simple and inexpensive marshmallow rockets. The kids can also create a fun game using recycled cans […]

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Stars & Stripes Vintage Mason Jars

Create this set of stars and stripes vintage mason jars. A set, when put together, creates an American flag. Use your flag mason jars to place your silverware in at your next holiday BBQ gathering. You can also use them to hold candles or flowers to create a festive centerpiece. Supplies: 3 Pint-size mason jars Acrylic paint – red, white […]

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Sunscreen and Bug Spray Container

Getting ready for your 4th of July party and BBQ? Keep your guests happy throughout the day and evening with this easy-to-make sunscreen and bug spray container. No need to worry about too much sun during the day or those nasty mosquitoes at night. Find a nice sized container and decorate the container with decorative ribbon with […]

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Red, White, and Burlap 4th of July Serving Set

Create these one of a kind party serving containers using existing items you have in your cupboards and recycled everyday, empty containers. Easy to create and fun to do! Your party guests will be impressed when they find out these serving utensil containers are homemade. Create them to use for everyday BBQ gatherings.   Household supplies: Round cake pans […]

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